Tag Archives: conservation

South Dakota Rancher educates U.S. Senate about environmental benefits of grazing

Drovers News Source American Beef Is A Climate Change Solution, Rancher Says South Dakota cattle producer Todd Wilkinson told a U.S. Senate subcommittee that contrary to the claims of some…

Rangelands are critical to “the health of the planet”

Dan Murphy: In Praise of The Range by Dan Murphy Drovers The one aspect of our global ecosystem that’s consistently, ignored, abused and neglected is the Earth’s rangelands. For the…

Ranchers are saviors of grasslands, not enemies of the environment

Ranchers are ‘true heroes’ of grasslands, conservation leader says As published by AgWeek By Jenny Schlecht STREETER, N.D. — Cattle and conservation haven’t always been natural companions when it comes to…

Research shows 1882 bison population collapse was due to poor range management, not overhunting

Reinterpreting the 1882 Bison Population Collapse By Sierra Dawn Stoneberg Holt On the Ground Many people believe grazing management is vital to ecosystem health. Others feel ecosystems are only healthy when…

Legislative Audit Shows that Water Use Data is Highly Unreliable

  SALT LAKE CITY — A legislative audit released Tuesday concludes state water managers have no real idea how much water is being used across Utah so the projection that…

Water Planning, Preparation & Proactivity: A Tale of Two States — and Lessons to be Learned

Editors Note:  This tale should be instructive to local governments in rural Utah, many of which have sat on their hands and resources for years, making no plans and doing…